4761-5-05 Non-resident practice of respiratory care.

(A) In accordance with division (A)(4) of section 4761.11 of the Revised Code, a non-resident, as defined under paragraph (G) of rule 4761-3-01 of the Administrative Code, may practice respiratory care in the state of Ohio under the supervision of a licensed respiratory care professional for no more than thirty days in a year if one of the following conditions are met:

(1) Qualifies for licensure in the state of Ohio, except for the passage of the examination as required under division (A)(3) of section 4761.04 of the Revised Code; or

(2) Holds a valid license issued by a state that has licensure requirements considered by the Ohio respiratory care board to be comparable to those of the state of Ohio and has not been issued a license in another state that has been revoked or is currently under suspension or probation.

(B) Prior to practicing in Ohio, non-residents must complete a non-resident registration form and file this form with the Ohio respiratory care board. Registrants must submit any documentation necessary to support either of the qualifications mentioned in paragraph (A)(1) or (A)(2) of this rule. Qualified registrants will be mailed a letter of authorization to practice in the state of Ohio. This letter must be shown to any employer offering to provide respiratory care in the state of Ohio with whom the registrant is employed. Registrants that fail to support meeting the qualifications for this exemption will be refused authorization to practice in the state of Ohio.

(C) Non-residents shall update the Ohio respiratory care board within five working days of any change in respiratory care employment in the state of Ohio or any change in residency status according to paragraph (G) of rule 4761-3-01 of the Administrative Code.

(D) Any registrant found practicing respiratory care in the state of Ohio after permanent residency is established or for more than thirty days in a year will be subject to action under section 4761.09 of the Revised Code, unless the registrant holds a valid Ohio license or limited permit.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/06/2010 and 05/06/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4761.03
Rule Amplifies: 4761.11(A)(4)
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/94, 5/19/97, 9/21/98, 3/26/01, 7/11/03, 08/15/2008